2013: The Cloud As Savior And Sinner

2013: The Cloud As Savior And Sinner

IT administrators will finally start getting their heads wrapped around the cloud enough to start properly using it. If they don’t, cloud computing will be unhelpful and even an active danger for business users.

Why Boomers Won’t Release Their Grip On Technology

Why Boomers Won’t Release Their Grip On Technology

Put away the cozy image of the little old lady knitting a sweater for the grandkids, or the distinguished gentlemen playing chess in the park, because the newest elder generation is not going to sit quiety in a rocking chair.
Due to its size and timing as the dominant generation during the spectacular rise of information technology, Baby Boomers…

Defining the Post-App Economy

Defining the Post-App Economy

Even as the battle rages over native apps vs. the mobile Web, the real question is already becoming “What comes next?” Developers are looking for ways to disrupt the so-called “App Economy,” especially as it pertains to Apple’s handling of the App Store. Assuming that the mobile Web’s cross-platform openness carries the day, as it has so many times…

Can Journalism be More Scientific?

Can Journalism be More Scientific?

While the SxSW conference is already a distant memory, some of us are still catching up on the recorded sessions. One worth listening to is a discussion by Gideon Lichfield, the media editor of The Economist, and Matt Thompson, the editorial production manager for NPR. The session covered What Journalism Can Learn from Science, and looked at…